I have been a bit slow in updating the blog due to my busy schedule. The reason is, that I have been spending a considerable amount of time on writing my first book, a non-fiction book. The title of the book is The First Three Days of Al-Masīḥ ad-Dajjāl (the Antichrist). I hope to publish the book early next year (In Shaa Allah).

There are some interesting changes taking place and reshaping the world.

Membership of the BRICS group is growing with some undesirable consequences for the old global order. One big change is that the Arabs are looking towards the east now. The trust in the West has evaporated ever since the Western nations decided to confiscate Russian wealth after the Ukraine War.

The future is Eurasia and South Asia. The Americans understand they cannot roll back the Chinese BRI and CPEC projects. The development of Asia is unstoppable now. The Arabs want to invest in Asia, feeling assured that the Chinese will protect their investments. This new relationship between China and the Arabs is irritating the Western leaders as they cannot find a solution for it. The Petrodollar may soon be replaced by Petroyuan. A nightmare situation for the Americans.

The Western planners have not been caught unaware. They have known of these inevitable changes in Asia and have been busy preparing for the worst-case scenario. The Western planners foresee an impending oil crisis. The climate change crisis may be related to the weaning of cheap oil from the Middle East. A similar argument can be made about the 15 minutes cities.

Renewable energy cannot replace oil. Renewable energy has a limited capacity to fulfill the energy needs of the world. Arabs are aware of this fact and so are the Americans. This is why there has been a shift in the relationship between Muhammad bin Salman (the de facto ruler of Saudi Arabia), also known as MBS, and the American administration. It seems the marriage of convenience between the Americans and the Saud family may not last long. Maybe Arabs have finally realised their worth.

If the trust between the Americans and the MBS is no longer there, what will happen when the old King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud dies and MBS wants to be the next king; Will the Americans support him? Will the Americans place their trust in any of the Saud family members ever again? The Hadith says otherwise.

A famous Hadith seems very relevant to the situation developing in the Middle East:

It was narrated from Thawban that the Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: “Three will fight one another for your treasure, each one of them the son of a caliph, but none of them will gain it. Then the black banners will come from the east, and they will kill you in an unprecedented manner.” Then he mentioned something that I do not remember, then he said: “When you see them, then pledge your allegiance to them even if you have to crawl over the snow, for that is the caliph of Allah, Mahdi.”

Grade: Da’if (Darussalam)  https://sunnah.com/ibnmajah:4084

The Saud royals are no longer as united as they used to be. It seems likely that Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud may be the last ruler of this divided tribe. If there’s anything that the Saud royals lack in this world right now, it is trustworthy allies. In international politics there’s no such thing as permanent alliances, there is only permanent interest. So, there is no one to trust. Backstabbing each other has been the royal trademark of this family.

The Americans do not seem happy with the Saud family. The Saud regime has been resisting calls by the American administration for the normalisation of its relationship with the Zionist regime. So when the king dies, Americans will be happy to see a civil war erupt within the royal family. At least that is the logical interpretation of the above Hadith.

MBS considering himself to be the most powerful figure in the Muslim world, probably imagines nobody can challenge him from within the kingdom. He surely is confident of his future and his destiny. What will MBS do when destiny comes knocking on his door not too far in the future?

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By Khalid

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